Jonesboro police chase man through town, arrest him

Jonesboro police chase man through town, arrest him

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A man who ran a stop sign and almost hit a police car near Melrose and Belt Streets led officers on a chase Wednesday night.

According to an incident report, at around 11 p.m. an officer began to follow the man west on Belt Street after he did not stop when the police cruiser's emergency lights were turned on.

Police said he then went south on Fisher, west on Hoover, and then south on Bridge.

The officer said the man, Antonio Davis, then lost control after crashing through a fence and hitting the Arkansas Glass Container Building on Johnson.

Davis ran from police and the officer stunned him through the fence.

According to police, officers found alcohol in the car.

Davis was charged with fleeing, reckless driving, DWI and driving on suspended,canceled or revoked license.

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